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>> tonight, the dramatic calls for help. >> hello, everybody. i'm denise koch. and iej vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. >> new recordings reveal the extent of violent outbursts that closed streets and terrified tourists on st. patrick's day. mike hellgren has the chaos and how police handled it. mike? >> reporter: and denise, police would not answer a single question about on camera for us today. this was frightening for so many people. and the police response and the calls went hour after hour. emergency recordings show police used their choppers, city watch cameras and officers on the ground, to control huge numbers of young people, likely here on facebook. >> i don't need no one on the air, please, just listen up. i need somebody to go to pratt and light. a medic is trying to get through. somebody has stopped a male in
the crowd. the ambo has just passed a large group of men assaulting the male, with one group on the ground. this is part of an investigation by wjz's media partner, the baltimore sun, reveal more fights than first thought. and in an area of the block to first mariner arena. >> let's go. >> pineed the ambulance. >> stay together. do not get separated. >> reporter: as police would get to one fight, another would break out. and they had to close off several major intersections downtown. >> reporter: police declined to comment today. but the mayor spoke previously about the turmoil. >> they were being disrupt -- disruptive. and we moved in to take control of the situation. >> crossing lombard. >> citywise, confirms. we have a large, large group of juveniles. >> reporter: the harbor's next big event is fourth of july. last year saw several fights the murder of a father visiting from alabama. and a 4-year-old hit by a stray bullet. this year, it will help control
crowds in an area considered baltimore's crowned jewel. >> this is our fourth largest city in the industry. we have to protect it. >> reporter:&it was so chaotic that ambulances found it hard to get through the streets to help the injured. there was also an incident that day of an officer using a taser. reporting live at headquarters, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thank you, mike. police made 10 arrests, mostly for curfew violations. a controversial right to die group, with ties to baltimore is back in the headlines tonight. as an indictment handed up against members, mary is live with more on that. >> reporter: this involves members of the final exit net work. among those indicted, the director of the group, lawrence egburn of baltimore, who is the subject of a wjz investigation, back in 2010. three other top officials were also indicted. among the charges, felony counts of assisting suicide and interference with a death scene. it all centers on the death of
doreen dunne, a minnesota woman who took her own life in 2007. family members say she was in chronic agony. vic? >> mary, thank you. in all, there are 27 counts in the indictment. back to work in annapolis. a revenue package must be hammered out. and some marylanders will end up paying higher taxes. wjz stays on the story. political reporter pat warren has more on what taxpayers did expect in the next two days. the plan puts the burden on taxpayers the general assembly feels are wealthy enough to afford it. but any that all of these days is creating a backlash. outside the stais state house, the political action group, americans for prosperity protest. >> we're here with a simple message. governor o'malley, live within your means. >> reporter: they are expected to impose a 6% income tax hike. >> it's a small percentage to pay. >> up to $100,000 will change.
there's a quarter percent increase on everybody dollar over $100,000. which brings your tax rate up from four and three quarter toss 5%. taxpayers up to $150,000 will see no change. then the same formula applies. a quarter percent increase on the dollar, so the tax rate goes from 43/4, to 5%. >> we don't have to do this. we could instead choose simple to cut education, cut public safety, cut public health. but i don't believe that would be in the best interest of people in our state. >> reporter: ox ponents argue that with other taxes and fees, combined with the economy, it's actually against the interests. people of the state. >> you know, this governor is out of touch with reality. i don't know when the last time was that he paid for a gallon of gas. >> reporter: but the democrat leadership insists, new revenues are needed. >> we're here, making all of
the tough decisions to balance the budget and keep priorities in line. we're not trying to come up with fictitious cuts or fict ishesz revenues. >> reporter: despite the opposition, the assembly is here to wrap up. >> now back to you on tv hill. and this budget also transfers the payments of millions of dollars from teacher pension from state to local governments. things are back to normal tonight after the two main concourses are evacuated. flyers are told to leave concourses a&b because of an unusual order. -- ode are. after two hours, things were back to order. officials believe the cause was a pepper spray tossed in a trash can. a fellow officer leveling accusations. wjz is live at county police headquarters. derek valcourt with surprising details. >> reporter: the entire story in this case is outrageous. and if it's true, this officer
took a foot fetish, way too far. >> reporter: 42-year-old harold williams is known for his singing voice. but it's his law enforcement skills that earned him a position as an instructor at the county police training economy. and it's here, where court records indicate he sexually assaulted a female officer. march 13th, the woman claims after working out together, williams began massaging her feet while she was laying facedown. without her permission, she says he began rubbing his private parts on her foot and toes. the female officer reported the incident to her supervisors. >> obviously we do not tolerate this kind of behavior from our officers. we are here to enforce the law, not break it. >> reporter: as detectives began investigating, the female victim produced text messages that she received from williams, after the incident. >> reporter: in one text message, "i am so sorry, will you please forgive me?" another saying, can we please keep this between us? i promise i can explain. but i won't bother you again.
and i'm sorry. and finally, this is the worst day of my life. i'm sorry. williams now faces criminal charges and has been placed on adnin strative leave. -- administrative leave. >> that means his police authority has been suspended. there is a an internal investigation pending the outcome of the criminal case. >> reporter: williams has been charged with second-degree assault, a fourth-degree sex offense. those charges carry the possibility of up to 11 years in prison if he's convicted. we're live in towson at police headquarters. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> derek, thank you. a trial date has been set for may 22nd. the fallout begins at jp morgan chase, after the bank loses $2 billion in investments in a matter of weeks. alexis christoforous reports from the new york stock exchange. a top executive is out. can there are calls for tighter federal regulations. >> reporter: the white house
says jp morgan chase's huge losses highlight the need to protect taxpayers when wall street makes mistakes. during his commencement speech at barnard college in new york, president obama called for more financial regulations. >> we know that we're better off when there are rules that stop big banks from making bad bets with other people's money. >> reporter: but traders worry about too much regulation. >> it make its more difficult for those firms to function and perform their duty for the shareholder value. it drives competition to other places in the world. >> reporter: ceo jamie diamond said the bank lost $2 billion in when tried to hedge its bets. the group that made the deal is out of a job. ina drew the chief financial officer retired. and there are reports that others are on the way out. >> there are questions about whether jp morgan face.
the stock is lower for the second straight day. >> jp morgan is the second largest bank in the nation. and some say better monitoring is needed. >> reporter: the banks cannot regulate themselves. they are financial institutions that run the risk of taking down everyone's job. run the risk of taking down everyone's pension. run the risk of taking down the entire economy. >> reporter: ceo jamie diamond will likely face tough questions about the bank's policies when he faces shareholders at the company's annual meetings tuesday. alexis christoforous, wjz eyewitness news. >> ix ina drew worked at chase for more than three decades and was one of the highest on wall street. a live look outside right now. we get much needed rain off and on throughout the day. and humidity is making it feel a little sticky. wjz is live with first warning coverage. meteorologist bernadette woods and bob turk are updating our forecast. >> getting a little more rain in the baltimore area.
take a look at the baltimore area. whole portion moving through. western sections. and a little more approaching the city. to the northwest of the area. there you see a little heavier echoes around rest of harrisburg. let's basically cathe pricesters town area. looks like it will finish for a little while. but to the southwest of us, there is a little break. i think it's possible they might even get that rain tonight. but there is more rain. we'll have maybe play time at the ballpark. but we do expect to see heavier showers evernight. temperature-wise, we're at 66. southwest, there's been very little rain. eastern shore, still 72. and oakland at 60 degrees. now, how much rain have some areas seen? and what about the deficit? bernadette has more on that. obviously, these are
exrairchling as we speak. but going into this show, this is what we were looking at. hagerstown, .68 inches. you can see hereford has upped it a little bit to . very 3. but with the heavy band going through, that is going to gun for hereford and bwi marshall. that will crank as the storm is expected. stick around through wednesday. now, this is where we sat over our rainfall deficit. over 5 inches. obviously this is going to help. but we want to show you our numbers to show you how far down we for the year. so we'll keep you updated on this as we head into the next few days. there is more rain coming. the rain may be the only thing to cool off the orioles. the team has one of the best records in baseball. wjz is live at orioles park. camden yards. supreme courts director mark
viviano has more. >> reporter: we're dealing with the arrival of two unwelcome entities. rain and the new york yankees. it's been a continuation. the orioles coming off a losing streak. three wins and four defeats for the birds. but talking with the team, they're still very much upbeat. that's because they're still very much in first place. >> and that one in the air. right center field. back near the wall. and the orioles are back in it. >> back in contention. a per game average of 30,000 fans tended the weekend series with tampa bay in town. the biggest crowd since opening day. >> had the stands packed. and even though we lost, it's great to see the fans in it. but no, i think you can feel the different environment they can bring to the game as much
as, you know, us playing better. it always helps when you can have that tenth man in the stands that is maybe carrying you to first place. we ask you withure on wjz fan cam, what has impressed you most about the orioles start? >> adam jones. >> i'd say they are doing an all around job. everything is impressing me. >> mostly with me, i think the heating has improved a lot. that they can show that we are going through the 9th inning. you don't give up on them. >> reporter: and the charge tonight and tomorrow night, will they be outnumbered we the yankees fans. a lot of folks in yankee fear right now. but we're still an hour or so away from gametime. we'll have more coming up in sports. back to you for now. after two games with the yankees, the orioles head on
the road to yais canc caps city. still to and tonight. parents, listen up. how bottles, sippy cups and pacifiers may be putting your young child at risk. i'm jessica kartalija. in towson, baltimore county. up next, what parents of teenage drivers need to know. and why a contract may be in your future. headstones and overgrown grass. for years, this baltimore landmark was in disrepair. coming up. how the community saved mount auburn cemetery. and how much longer will the rain stick around? don't miss the updated first warning forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
it's raining. 68 degrees. or rather, 66 degrees. complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >> vehicle crash is the leading cause of death for americans. now, parents are being urged to contact before turn over their car keys. >> reporter: before calvert hall's davidfully bodnick could get behind the wheel, his parent his a message for him. >> don't run red lights, don't speed. >> reporter: he is one of many teens who will spend more time on the road between memorial day and labor day. what triple a calls the
deadliest time for teen drierngs. -- drivers. prom is the deadliest time for teen crashes. so we encourage parents to get involved. >> reporter: this couple was killed in washington county. >> they had a bet with another group that they would get to the house faster than them. >> reporter: triple a is encouraging parents to talk to kids about driving safety. providing a sample parent-teen driving agreement on their website. >> talk to them about factors that can contribute to crashes. distracted driving. drugs and alcohol. speeding, not wearing seat belts. >> they found out about it, they'd probably take my car away. >> reporter: triple a also warns against too many passengers. with three her are or more teens in the car, drivers are four times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash. >> reporter: triple a mid- atlantic also urges parents to lead by example. they say if you're distracted, your children will likely be behind the wheel as well.
they remind you to put down the cell phone and stay focused. in towson, baltimore county, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: and for a link to a sample parent-teen driving agreement, log onto our website, wjz.com. it is one of baltimore's most historic sites. but for years, the mount auburn cemetery sat in disrepair. >> reporter: with weeds higher than headstones and broken fencing, for decades, the mount auburn cemetery didn't look like the historical treasure it was meant to be. >> it really didn't make you sad. you had your loved ones buried here. but you couldn't come and pay your respects here. >> reporter: for the first time since she was a little girl, today, pastor francis draper was finally able to walk up to her great grandfarth's -- grandfather's grave.
the result, to clean up one of the nation's oldest african american cemeteries. >> for years, we couldn't get here because the brush was so thick. >> reporter: the governor and mayor were on hand to celebrate the transition. >> it's a milestone moment. >> i think for the first time in decades, i'll be able to find their gravestone. >> cemetery is home to civil rights leaders, leaders and even civil rights leaders. >> until now, many of those stories have been covered by debris, sticker bushes, weeds and blowing trash. >> church groups, students and community organizations help with the renovations. but much of the recent work was done by inmates from the department of corrections. >> it's wonderful now to see it all cleaned up. a tribute to so many who have worked so hard. >> reporter: monique griego, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the able foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to help found inmate labor at the
well, normally, we'd be getting this kind of rain in april. it's a little late getting here now. we're into may now. >> it's monday. it's appropriate. dark cloudy damp day. more rain on tap. right now, south of the city. it's possible, we might even get the game in tonight. rain in baltimore. north. as you can see. heaviest amounts. south of the city, there's this big gap. i think -- it's potential this area here through the region. however, this batch southwest of washington may get the game we'll see more much later tonight. another area of rain developing across carolina. more areas, have seen little or no rain. ocean city is sunny now. temperatures near 70. 67.
bulk of the rain west today. north of town. a few spots now. southern carroll county has picked up one inch of rain. some areas, generally a third to half inch of rain. at the airport, officially, all they've seen. so far. but we do expect to take more. kept island, annapolis. at 71. right now, very light winds. generally out of the south and southeast all day long. to the south of us, still area of low pressure and rain across the carolinas. the first batch moving through today. you can see it kind of breaking up as it moves through the north and northeast. and there's a bit of a hole shaping up here later this afternoon, south of washington until you get down to virginia. we have to wait a little while longer. more rain down here. but it's scattered more. this heavier batch, approaches later tonight. if it's going to be cloudy and damp. let's get rain out of it. tomorrow, there will still be a risk of more shower activity.
and even into maybe early wednesday, as this front slows down. there's still warm air overriding the cooler air to the north. thundershower tomorrow as the front approaches. and maybe we'll pick up decent rain. gusty knots. bay temp around 65. it has warmed up somewhat. tonight, rain and fog. maybe some thunder. 62. then tomorrow, 77. warmer than today. rain, maybe some thunder. could be some lightning in the sky. if that happens, there will be probably some thundershower activity. maybe decent downpours before it begins to wind down. early, early wednesday. looks like we'll see a great end to the week. we'll have that forecast. >> good. >> thank you, bob. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. special speaker. president obama delivers the commencement at a new york college. his message to graduates. i'm alex demetrick. coming up, cracking down on copper thieves. that story as eyewitness news continues.
it is 6:30. 66 degrees and rainy. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about. tonight, the prosecution's star witness takes the stand in the roger clemens personal trial. his former strength coach says he injected the baseball star with human growth hormone. >> reporter: wronler clemens went to face his chief accuser. on the stand, former clemens trainer brian mcnamee said lied about human steroids. >> going back to 1998. >> clemens said under oath, in front of congress, that he
never used steroids. >> reporter: mcnamee's testimony is key because two weeks ago, andy pettitte waffled on the stand when he was asked about his former teammate, using performance- enhancing drugs. >> monday, a judge denied a request from the legal team to throw out his testimony. >> reporter: and the judge granted motion to quash details from mcnamee's sealed divorce proceedings. the defense wanted to credit mcnamee with the documents. and is also trying to bring up mcnamee's dui and financial problems. they say the judge is going to limit that kind of evidence. >> the judge wants to get a lot of pretty embarrassing and salacious details in front of the jury. they want to portray mcnamee as somebody who is desperate. >> reporter: part of the defense strategy is to convince jurors that vials and syringes mcnamee saved were tainted because he stored them.
they claim that the vials tested positive for both steroids and clemens' dna. danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> mcnamee says he injected clemens with steroids and human growth hormone in 1998, 2000, and 2001. clemens insists mcnamee only injected him with vitamin b12. weather is not helping matters. >> vic, there are several wildfires, including one that has now stretched to five square miles. the fires erupted north of crown king. atat least two buildings have been destroyed. the area remains under a mandatory evacuation order. hot and windy weather may contain efforts, making it very difficult. the fires follow a recent warning that the hot temperatures and dry conditions are prime for wildfire season to begin early this year. vic? >> mary, thank you. another fire is burning in the tonto national forest, east of phoenix. it is literally a ripoff,
with thieves tearing out become made of copper. and now, the biggest victim is fighting back. and as alex demetrick reports, police are beefing up their efforts to catch the copper robbers. >> reporter: surveillance video shows thieves stealing the copper downspouts from this maryland home, in a wjz investigation from february. brazen enough in broad daylight. but only a shadow of what success taken. >> reporter: metal pipes, grounding plates. hvac coils, wire gutters, even bronze statues. >> reporter: today, baltimore county police announce the first task force in the state to target metal thefts. because -- >> the number of metal thefts has more than tripled since 2001 2009. >> reporter: including a 450% increase in copper thefts. >> reporter: even though they say the 23 cooperate, with 27,000 transactions a month, it's often impossible to separate out what has been stolen. for homeowners, the thefts are personal. >> it created a whole sense in the household of vulnerability.
>> reporter: the thefts also leave costly repairs behind. >> for example, when someone steals an -- uses an air conditioner to get the coil out, they have to damage the entire air conditioner just to get to the copper that is within that air conditioner. >> reporter: bge is turning to green paint to mark its property to make it tougher to sell. >> it's a way to trace our product through the the chain and help make it more likely that we'll be able to find those responsible. >> reporter: that's because copper is a prime target. everything from power poles to substations have been hit, leaving thousands of dollars in damage. alex demetrick, week eyewitness news. >> now, besides the damage and the dollar loss, bge says copper thieves have also caused power outages, leaving some customers in the dark. ann arundem county police catch some credit card bandits red haf handed. they were stealing a person's wallet. they were caught trying to use the stolen credit cards at nearby stores. each is charged with theft,
credit card fraud and destruction of property. two boaters disappeared while fishing in dorchester countyiy. a waterman spotted the two men stuck. the man got lost saturday night and ran out of fuel. due to the seasonal weather, both men are in good shape. time now for a good look at the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. how preakness is benefiting from the state's slots parlors. being overcharged for water by the city. in some cases, by thousands of dollars. and who is number 3 in the top athletes in maryland history. for these stories and the baltimore sun, remember to look for the updated forecast from the wjz first warning weather team. you may do a doubletake when you see the next edition of the newsweek magazine. take a look at the cover of the
may 1st issue. it calls them the first gay president. it was written by an openly gay blogger in response to the president, declaring his support for same-sex marriage. women's issues are front and center. as president obama gives the commencement speech. alison harmelin reports on what he told graduates of the all- fee female college. president barack obama looked out over a sea of cap and gowns. >> hello class of 2012. >> the president gave the commencement speech to the graduates of all women's school as he works to curt female voters. >> whether it's the salary you earn or healthditions that you make. >> reporter: the president is key to the election bid.
in 2008, he won 56 of the female vote. >> it's simple math. today, you're not just half of the country, you're half of the work force. >> reporter: it's a national debate over healthcare. >> barnard graduates and their parents gave the president's speech high marks. >> i've spoke to the needs of all of the class. it was really something we needed to hear, i would think. >> i think he struck a right note. >> for him to come to my graduation was wonderful. >> the president also received barnard's metal of distinction, the college's highest honor. he did not directly discuss same-sex marriage but could not avoid the issue. the founder of the gay rights group, freedom to marry was honored right before the president's speech. in new york, alison harmelin, wjz eyewitness news. >> the president's trip to new york city also includes two campaign fundraisersers, including one with headliner
ricky martin. most popular baby names in america. will the band play on? a major decision at florida a&m university in the wake of a hazing scandal. i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. more rain on tap. and the sun returns. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. and wjz 13 is always on. and here are the top stories on wjz.com at this hour. for updates and all the day's news, and the updated forecast any time, log onto wjz.com. ♪
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a horrible car accident in chicago, moments before mother's day. four were killed when their car slammed into a light pole. all four women were in their 20s and had a combined between them. the cause of the crash is under investigation. another tragedy this mother's day. a 2-year-old is in stable condition after being shot in the head by his babysitter's teenage son. investigators say the 48-year- old woman tried to break up a fight involving her son and three others outside her home. shortly after, a single bullet was fired into her house, hitting her hand and a little boy.
her son is under arrest. the famous florida a&m marching band is suspended for another year. the university's president says the school needs time to get rid of the hazing culture that led to the death of robert champion last november. 11fmu band members are facing charges. the band was placed on suspension. all used boltsdzs, sippy cups or pacifiers. but they may not be as safe as parents may think. bigad shaban reports from los angeles. 22-month-old morgan cheryl has a chipped tooth. >> she reached for me and fell forward. and hit her face on the ottoman, in front of our couch. and her bottle happened to be in her mouth at the time. >> reporter: a new study in the journal pediatrics finds over a
nearly two-decade period, more than 45,000 children, under age 3, went to the hospital for injuries, related to the use of baby bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups. that's approximately one child, every four hours. >> the vast majority of the injuries in the study were falls that children experienced. and over 70% of the injuries were injuries to the area around the mouth or the mouth itself. >> reporter: the study also found that two-thirds of the injuries were to children who were 1 year old. children who were just learning to walk and may be tripping with these products in their hands and hands and mouth. >> reporter: about two of- thirds of the injuries involve baby bottles. the remaining were divided evenly between sippy cups and pacifiers. >> morgan's mom no longer lets her walk around while drinking. >> i don't think she may have chipped her tooth if she had that softer top on her bottle. >> reporter: she know its could have been worse. morgan didn't need stitches. and the baby tooth will fall out on its own. bigad shaban, cbs news, los
angeles. doctors suggest parents get rid of the pacifiers after 6 months and transition to cups without lids after a year. well, the list is out for the most popular baby names. and a kardashian sister is having an influence. the social security administration provides lists of baby names dating to 1880 on its website. today, the most popular name for a girl is sophia. isabella is number 2. emma is number 3. and olivia rounds out the top 4. for boys, jacob ranks number 1. mason, the name of kourtney kardashian's son, is number 2. william comes in third. and jayden takes the fourth spot. and in case you're wondering, the top two names in 1880 were john and mary. >> biblical in nature. >> yeah. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the seen evening news. happens when the class of 2012 enters the job market, when many of last year's
well, a wet, gloomy may monday. a live look outside now. we need the rain. but we would like to see things clear up, certainly by the weekend. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist bernadette woods and bob turk are updating the forecast. let's go to bernadette who is still underneath that umbrella. >> still need it. rain not quite as heavy as last time, but still coming down. and it's going to come down in rounds tonight into tomorrow. and on and off through the day tomorrow. even as we head into tomorrow evening, still some rain around. and during this whole time, the chance for a couple of thunderstorms. now, temperature-wise, still going to be mild. and then, for all of those interested in the weekend. we have good news. for that, here's bob. >> looks great. once they get the rain out of here. tonight and tomorrow, the risk of showers and thunder. maybe decent downpours. 77, 56. there's a slight chance maybe wednesday yet of another shower. 82. drying out. really beautiful. thursday, friday and saturday for the preakness. mid- to upper 70s.
even sunday looks good. after the rain, some very fine weather. and low humidity coming our way, too. denise? >> great. thank you, bob. still to come tonight. another big series at camden yards as the yankees come to town. mark is live with reaction from one of the new evaluate orioles. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
all right. mark is live at yoarl park -- oriole park, with the wjz the fan sports report. >> the rain has slowed to a light drizzle. the tarp is off the field. and game time has been set for 7:15. looks like approximate a 10- minute delay, as the new york yankees roll into town, with their usual assortment of all- star future hall-of-famers. but it's the orioles who are in first place now. 2 1/2 games ahead of the bronx. yor eels -- orioles have all- stars of their own. but later, -- lately, we have seen an influx of players. about a quarter is turned over with six new guys brought in this past week alone. one of them, veteran outfielder bill hall, who made his debut saturday and welcomed himself
to baltimore with a run against tampa bay. scied him today, his impression of the new team, the first- placed orioles. >> very loose clubhouse. a team that is, you know, -- confidence is growing by the day. every time they step up on the field, they expect to win. and in milwaukee, it was a long time before we actually wore them. and you other than, same kind of makeup of the team. >> reporter: now, hall is not in the starting lineup tonight. jason hamill has been dealing with a sore right knee and is working tonight after extra rest. yankees starter is nova. o's beat him last week. first pitch at 7:15. that's the adjusted starting time. you can see the game on masn. in addition to keeping an eye on the orioles here at camden yards, i had a chance to get to owings mills to check out the newest ravens in the first rookie mini camp. and one of the guys fans out. and i mean that literally,
rookie receiver, tommy streeter. he's 6'5." a draft pick from the university of miami. streeter has worked out with ravens linebacker ray lewis this off season. and i asked the rookie about the added motivation he has, after the disappointment of being picked so late in the draft. he was taken in the 6th round by the ravens. >> i feel like a lot of people didn't believe in me. even though i believe in myself. i thank god that the coaches believed in me and gave me this student. i'm going to be the best baltimore raven i can be now that i'm in this position. i'm ready for whoever lines up in front of me. >> reporter: also, at ravens mini camp yesterday, doug o'neill. he's the trainer of kentucky winning horse, "i'll have another." o'neill, taking in the baltimore site. o'neill is going to take out the first pitch. i'll have another. there he s. he's been in baltimore for a week. countdown, preparing to face a field of 13 challengers.
and among those challengers, bodie meister, the favorite from the kentucky derby, who finished second in louisville. he is expected to be the favorite. his horse has recovered well from his derby run and will be ready for baltimore. and we'll be ready for baseball. again, light drizzle here. 7:15 is now the start, which is about 10 minutes away, as the o's have two against the yankees. one tonight, one tomorrow, to wrap up what so far has become a pretty good home stand. first place, orioles. highlights tonight at 11:00. back to you for now. >> thank you so ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
don't miss the cbs primetime lineup tonight at 10:00. followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. that's it for us right now. we'll be back at 11:00. i'm vic carter. >> thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much more ahead on the cbs evening news with scott pelley, including jp morgan chase loses one top executive. are more losses on the way? we take you to new,, >> pelley: tonight, shakeup at america's biggest bank. j.p. morgan chase ousts a top
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